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The Face on the Barroom Floor, starring Charlie Chaplin

DVD - Chaplin at Keystone - including The Face on the Bar Room FloorThe Face on the Barroom Floor – starring Charlie Chaplin, originally released August 10, 1914, by Keystone Studios

Buy from Amazon.com The Face on the Barroom Floor is a different film for Charlie Chaplin – he plays the part of a painter, who loses the woman that he loves to one of the men whose portrait Charlie is painting.   Charlie loses his love and his interest and eventually becomes a barfly – Charlie the Little Tramp, painting the face of his lost love on the floor of the bar.   Later, he passes her on the street, with her husband and a gaggle of children — and Charlie laughs at what he’s avoided, and walks off merrily.

Trivia about The Face on the Barroom Floor

  • Based on the poem, The Face on the Barroom Floor by Hugh Antoine D’Arcy
  • This Keystone silent film also has appearances by Chester Conklin and Hank Mann
  • Also released as:
    • Charlie Chaplin som artist (Sweden)
    • Charlot, pintor (Spain)
    • Il Pittore (Italy)
    • The Ham Actor
    • The Ham Artist

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